My Gaming Computer Will Run SolidWorks, Won’t It? – SolidBox Spotlight

Here at SolidBox, we encounter SOLIDWORKS and Mastercam users from a vast amount of industries. There seems to be one common question that we get from CAD/CAM folk across that wide array of industries, and that question is some variation of this: I just built an expensive gaming computer, can I use it to run SOLIDWORKS/Mastercam as well?” The honest-to-God truth is yes, most gaming computers would accept an installation of SOLIDWORKS, and yes, you could even do some modeling with it. How

published December 06, 2016

Windows XP Is Officially Costing Your Company More Than The Cost Of An Upgrade

If you're company is like most, it becomes allergic to change when things are running smooth enough. We at SolidBox don't believe in "smooth enough", or "fast enough", or "quality enough". With today's razor thin margins of success or failure for any business in any industry, you can't afford to settle for "good enough". Windows XP is a prime example. We loved Windows XP when it appeared on the scene 2001, and it set the stage for the standard setting Windows 7, but 2001 is probably further in t

published December 05, 2013

SolidBox Refresh Program – Hit The Refresh Button On Your Old Dell Or HP

If you’re here reading this right now, chances are good that your computer is old, maybe a little slower than you’d like. Even though you’re attached to the old girl, you suspect an upgrade is necessary. But you’re in a predicament:  it's time for a new workstation, but your budget is, shall we say, prohibitive. Luckily for you, there’s a way to keep your beloved Dell or HP workstation and get that new computer feel. The SolidBox Refresh program offers you the chance to hit

published July 03, 2013

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